The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 11 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.92% 4.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 11.50% 4.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
113 71 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.96% 94.67% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 37 30
Average daily rate £377 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.63% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £402 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) Maven
4 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (57.89%) UNIX
5 11 (57.89%) OO
5 11 (57.89%) Python
6 10 (52.63%) Perl
6 10 (52.63%) J2EE
6 10 (52.63%) Release Management
7 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) Subversion
7 9 (47.37%) Spring
7 9 (47.37%) Ant
7 9 (47.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (47.37%) ClearCase
7 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (47.37%) Apache Ivy
8 8 (42.11%) PHP
8 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
8 8 (42.11%) Lua
9 7 (36.84%) jQuery
10 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (26.32%) Linux
10 5 (26.32%) Sun
10 5 (26.32%) Sun Certification
11 4 (21.05%) DTV
11 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (21.05%) SAP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Maven
2 9 (47.37%) Subversion
2 9 (47.37%) Apache Ivy
2 9 (47.37%) Ant
2 9 (47.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (47.37%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) J2EE
2 9 (47.37%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) Struts
6 3 (15.79%) RESTful
6 3 (15.79%) Java EE
7 2 (10.53%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) XML
7 2 (10.53%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) XSL
8 1 (5.26%) JSP
8 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
8 1 (5.26%) JSF
8 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) OO
3 10 (52.63%) Release Management
4 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Kanban
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) System Testing
8 1 (5.26%) MVC
8 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) Python
4 10 (52.63%) Perl
5 8 (42.11%) PHP
5 8 (42.11%) Lua
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Sun
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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